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Events and Activities Team Member

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We have teams of volunteers based around the country making a positive impact in their local communities to raise awareness of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Join our local team, take an active role in planning and delivering awareness raising activities. Planning and organising events across the area to raise awareness. Get involved in tasks such as writing articles and creating newsletters to publicise local activities, manage social media pages and fundraising .

Organisation aims and objectives

To work with all those affected by Crohn’s and Colitis to achieve a better quality of life, to improve support and services and ultimately find a cure.










Flexible times, 12 hours a month during evenings, weekends and day time. The team usually arrange 5-10 events per year and spend time planning and promoting them.


Experience required: Variety of skills and experience welcome, Collaborative and proactive, Compassionate, Open and approachable, Organised, Good communications, Willing to travel within the local area to attend meetings / events within your own local community or across the whole area.
Travel details: Take place in Edinburgh, much of the work can be done from home.
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Reasonable travel expenses paid.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Induction and support provided.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 13 days ago